East Bay Church of Religious Science is pleased to announce that Reverend Celeste Frazier is our new Sr. Minister.
Reverend Celeste brings wisdom, compassion, love and a deep commitment to community. She is grounded in the Science of Mind Principles and teachings. We are happy to have her lead our rich and vibrant ministry.
A spiritual leader, Reverend Celeste began her Religious Science studies at Agape International Spiritual Center in California. She became a licensed practitioner and then went on to study at Holmes Institute, where she received a Masters degree in Consciousness Studies.
In 2007, Reverend Celeste opened a new work in Chicago called Power of Oneness Spiritual Center, where she served for seven years. Reverend Celeste has directed outreach ministries to convalescent homes, children’s hospitals, hospices and prisons providing shut-ins with love and light. Reverend Frazier has been the guest speaker or facilitator across the country, including Religious Science centers, Unity centers and other New Thought centers, the International Centers for Spiritual Living annual conference, the International New Thought Association annual conference and the INTA Ministry Development conference. Reverend Celeste A. Frazier is an ordained minister with the Centers for Spiritual Living.
Reverend Celeste was the Spiritual Leader of the DuPage Center for Spiritual Living. Celeste is a Diversity Trainer for the Centers for Spiritual Living. Reverend Celeste regularly facilitates visioning workshops in churches as well as for individuals and corporations. Reverend Celeste teaches classes and transformational workshops. Reverend Celeste is a concerned community activist with a global consciousness. Reverend Celeste works with local community organizations to facilitate social justice advancements in the areas of minimizing violence and restorative justice.
Celeste has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drama from the University of Southern California. She has a background as an actress, director and producer. Celeste’s book, In Spirit, In Love is available on Amazon.
Celeste is also produced playwright and screenwriter as well as a published poet and essayist. Reverend C blogs. Reverend Celeste has contributed her writing to the online newsletters for Common Peace, and the Infinite Field Magazine as well as to Agape’s Inner Visions, Creative Thought magazine the Science of Mind Magazine and Creative Thinking. Reverend Celeste is passionate about sharing spiritual principles through love and creativity.
Reverend Anthony C. Jackson
Director of our Community Outreach Ministry, including the Prison Ministry. Touched by the words of Rev. Elouise, he embraced Science of Mind teachings and joined East Bay in 1994, becoming an active member and contributor. He became a licensed practitioner in 2004 and received his MA in Consciousness Studies and his ministerial license in 2009. As Assistant Minister, Rev. Anthony continues to surrender to the word of God/Spirit, allowing his steps to be ordered, knowing that divine right action is always operating.
Reverend Willa Barber Johnson
Director of our Youth and Family Ministry. A licensed Practitioner for almost 25 years, she received her MA in Consciousness
Studies from the Holmes Institute in 2012 and has been a licensed minister since 2013. Rev. Willa was assistant to the Religious Science Youth Director for the Northern California Region and worked with the youth ministries at the Oakland Center for Spiritual Living and Heart and Soul Center of Light. Rev. Willa has a natural ability to communicate with youth and is grateful for the opportunity to educate and empower them through Science of Mind.
Reverend Dr. Elouise D. Oliver
Reverend Dr. Elouise D. Oliver is the Minister Emeritus of the East Bay Church of Religious Science in Oakland, California. Under the leadership of Rev. “E” the Church has grew from 37 members to 1200 members since 1991.
As a spiritual leader, the essence of her ministry is unconditional Love. She teaches that love and forgiveness is the answer to all human discord. Rev E has received numerous awards, honors and recognition and continues to have a tremendous impact on people’s lives around the globe, showing others how to create positive life changes and opportunities to experience greater love and joy.